Carstairs didn't give up. They suffered and survived, or they died on their feet.
"Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold…" i murmured. […]
She slid one of her hands and rested it on my cheek. “Don’t look like that. Everything’s going to be okay. The centre will hold.”
"How do you know?"
“Because w e a r e t h e c e n t e r”.
YA Lit’ Meme - [2/9] Quotes, The Fiery Heart by Richelle Mead, Chapter nineteen